Family Pie Charts
The 2014 CensusAtSchool questionnaire marked the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family. Family plays a very important role in all our lives, but how exactly has family structure changed in Ireland in the last 40 years?
Pie charts provide a useful and visual way of comparing the types of families in Ireland back in 1981 with those in 2011. This lesson plan and worksheet contains data from the Central Statistics Office and offers opportunities for students to understand more about pie charts and the role that families play in our society.
Teacher support materials
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